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Frederick Thomas Sibley


Frederick Thomas Sibley, 79, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 21, 2015 at Copper Ridge Health Care in West Jordan, Utah. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former long time resident of Riverton, Utah, Sibley died following a lengthy illness.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1936 in Natchitoches, La., the son of the late Titus G. and Louise Virginia Hampton Sibley.

Sibley attended schools in Natchitoches, La.

He married Lynette Sibley in Green River, on Aug. 21, 1981.

Sibley was employed by Desert  Oil Company, Delgado Oil Company and Red Horse Oil Company, as a truck driver, for many years and he retired in Sept. of 2001.

His interests were ranching, riding horses, hunting and fishing. He loved to antagonize people for a reaction.

Survivors include his wife Lynette Sibley of Rock Springs; two daughters, Chris Coy and husband Kerry and Sue Lovendahl and husband James, all of Riverton, Utah; three brothers, David Sibley of Zwolle, La., Orville Sibley of Dallas and Danny Sibley of Zwolle, La .; two sisters, Pearl Lee of Florien, La. and Patsy Simmons of Louisiana; one grandson, Wesley Lovendahl; one great-grandson, Kyle and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Garry Sibley and several aunts and uncles.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, in Rock Springs. Butch Terrell will conduct the services.

Friends may call at the Vase Chapel on Tuesday one hour prior to services.

The family of Frederick Thomas Sibley respectfully suggest that donations in his memory be made to Young At Heart Senior Citizen's Center, Hospice of Sweetwater County or or the charity of your choice.

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